- National Teams
Great Britain Under-16s made it two wins from two at the European Championships after beating Georgia 85-58 in Sofia, Bulgaria on Friday.
James Vear’s side join Portugal as the only unbeaten sides in Group D as they powered to a second victory.
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It was another slow start with GB trailing 12-2 before a positive 6-0 burst sparked by the defence helped close the gap.
Okros netted back-to-back triples to tie the game at 20-20 and GB surged ahead to take a 35-30 advantage into half-time. GB took control in the third period as they poured in 33 points with a late 3-point blitz taking the lead past 20 points at 68-42.
GB continued to pull clear in the final period with a 13-2 start before their opponents went on a 9-0 run late in the game.
All 12 players were on the scoresheet for the second game running with GB shooting 11-of-35 from 3-point range.
– GB’s starters were Okros, Hughes, Shodunke, Sulaiman & Pandza
– GB face Macedonia tomorrow in their third game at 2pm UK time